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Population in 2012: 21,275 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.8%
Males: 9,919  (46.6%)
Females: 11,356  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36203.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,912 (it was $40,397 in 2000)
Oxford:

$48,912
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,523

Oxford city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,904 (it was $79,300 in 2000)
Oxford:

$124,904
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,213; Detached houses: $148,356; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,379; In 2-unit structures: $194,254; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,574; Mobile homes: $43,155

Median gross rent in 2012: $727.

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  • White alone - 16,612 (78.2%)
  • Black alone - 2,721 (12.8%)
  • Hispanic - 1,250 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 358 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 185 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 74 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.2%)

Races in Oxford detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oxford: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.9%), Irish (11.5%), English (9.5%), German (7.9%), Dutch (3.0%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on early 1850s

Elevation: 658 feet

Land area: 18.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,167 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oxford:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oxford city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

855 residents are foreign born (0.5% Europe).

This city:  4.0%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Oxford, Alabama as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oxford to the number of sex offenders is 886 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $549 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $409 (0.5%)

Oxford satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (56.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (579.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hobson City, AL (1.2 miles ), West End-Cobb Town, AL (2.0 miles ), Anniston, AL (2.1 miles ), Blue Mountain, AL (2.5 miles ), Bynum, AL (2.7 miles ), Saks, AL (2.8 miles ), Munford, AL (2.8 miles ), Weaver, AL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 91 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 1998: 101 buildings, average cost: $96,100
  • 1999: 105 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2000: 192 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2001: 177 buildings, average cost: $157,700
  • 2002: 146 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2003: 87 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2005: 93 buildings, average cost: $127,000
  • 2006: 89 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2007: 137 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2008: 99 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2009: 82 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2010: 53 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2011: 33 buildings, average cost: $162,900
  • 2012: 38 buildings, average cost: $170,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 85.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,307 (+10.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,295 (36.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Oxford household income distribution Oxford home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Oxford by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 101110441
per 100,000 6.80.06.64.94.90.018.918.64.7
Rapes 92411129169
per 100,000 61.413.626.253.958.543.34.728.042.2
Robberies 383333484737N/A2028
per 100,000 259.4224.2216.3235.3229.1177.8N/A93.2131.4
Assaults 824987524389567838
per 100,000 559.8332.8570.1255.0209.6427.7264.5363.6178.4
Burglaries 184173229230179248186226222
per 100,000 1256.11175.11500.71127.7872.71191.8878.61053.61042.0
Thefts 1,0329391,0119369571,1129981,003982
per 100,000 7044.86378.26625.24589.14665.85344.14714.04675.84609.0
Auto thefts 9812191665567587246
per 100,000 669.0821.9596.3323.6268.1322.0274.0335.6215.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A9.3N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.1) 696.1564.2649.6476.8449.5511.3N/A461.4404.6

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oxford detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 59 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Alabama average:

2.28

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Oxford, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Oxford-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 233% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Oxford city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oxford-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Oxford center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Oxford center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Lash LeRoux - Cartoonist, Rick and Bubba - Radio personality.


Hospitals/medical centers in Oxford:

  • RAI-SNOW ST-OXFORD (Dialysis Facility, 711 SNOW STREET)
  • SOUTHERNCARE OXFORD (Hospital, 1801 US HWY 78E)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - OXFORD (Nursing Home, P O BOX 3408, 1130 SOUTH HALE STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Oxford, AL

Amtrak station near Oxford:

  • 4 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.oxfordalabama.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oxford:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 17 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,251)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 29 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 37 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 39 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • University of West Georgia (about 43 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 51 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 54 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)

Public high school in Oxford:

Private high school in Oxford:

  • TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 145; Location: 1500 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oxford:

See full list of schools located in Oxford, School District: OXFORD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Oxford:

  • OXFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $377,001; Location: 110 EAST 6TH STREET; 34,957 books; 2,242 audio materials; 3,836 video materials; 79 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oxford: Choccolocco Creek Sewage Treatment Plant (A), Oxford Civic Center (B), Oxford Fire Department Station 1 (C), Oxford Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Old Mill Mall Shopping Center (1), Quintard Mall Shopping Center (2), Sky City Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oxford include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Rocky Mount Baptist Church (B), Pine Ridge Church (C), Oxford Church of Christ (D), Meadowbrook Baptist Church (E), Grace Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church of Oxford (G), Faith Childrens Home Mission (H), Fairview Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Ridge Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Coldwater Cemetery (3), Oxford Memorial Gardens Cemetery (4), Oconee Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Oxford Lake (A), Blue Pond (B), Robertsons Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Wolfskull Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oxford: Oxford Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Aqua Escapes (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1714 Al Highway 21 S) (1), Time Out Arcade (Amusement & Theme Parks; 700 Quintard Drive Ofc) (2), R & R Travel Service (407 East Choccolocco Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (3 Recreation Dr) (1), Liberty Inn (101 Highway 78 West) (2), Econo Lodge Oxford (25 Elm Street) (3), Anniston - Oxford/Talladega Speedway (202 Grace St) (4), Holiday Inn (US 78 & Al 21 & I-20) (5), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (160 Colonial Drive) (6), Howard Johnson Express Inn (I-20 Exit 185 P.O. Box 3308) (7), Howard Johnson (US+C67 Highway 78 & 21 South) (8), Comfort Inn Oxford (138 Elm Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Oxford and their reported violations in the past:

OXFORD WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 26052, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.5%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 25.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 47.3% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oxford, AL

People in group quarters in Oxford in 2010:

  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 32 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
172 people in other group homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Oxford compared to Alabama state average:

Oxford, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.


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Banks with branches in Oxford (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Highway 78 East Branch at 2020 Us Highway 78 East, branch established on 1984/09/11; Oxford Branch at 404 Hamric Dr E, branch established on 1978/10/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Oxford Branch at 35 Ali Way, branch established on 1998/02/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $202.4 mil, Deposits: $170.9 mil, headquarters in Piedmont, AL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: F&M Financial Corp
  • Compass Bank: Oxford Branch at 720 Quintard Drive, branch established on 1973/04/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Oxford Branch at 92 Plaza Lane, branch established on 2008/04/12. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Cheaha Bank: at 1320 Highway Drive, branch established on 2000/08/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $171.0 mil, Deposits: $141.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Cheaha Financial Group, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Oxford Branch at 409 Choccolocco Road, branch established on 1973/11/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: Oxford Branch at 804 Quintard Avenue, branch established on 1993/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Noble Bank & Trust, N.A.: Oxford Office at 1836 Highway 78, branch established on 2005/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.9 mil, Deposits: $143.5 mil, headquarters in Anniston, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oxford, Alabama:

  • Super 8, 1600 Al Hwy 21 S, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 835-1492, Fax: (256) 835-0636
  • Econolodge, 25 Elm St, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-9480, Fax: (256) 831-1970
  • Quality Inn, Us Hwy 78 & Al 21 S, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-3410, Fax: (256) 831-9560
  • Motel 6, 202 Grace St, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-5463, Fax: (256) 831-5628
  • Jameson Inns, 161 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 835-2170
  • Liberty Inn, 101 Hwy 78 W, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-3000, Fax: (256) 831-3000
  • Wingate Inn-oxford, 143 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-1921
  • Sleep Inn, 88 Colonial Dr, Oxford, AL 36203 , Phone: (256) 831-2191, Fax: (256) 831-1415
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oxford, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oxford travel time to work - commute


Oxford mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Oxford city (based on Calhoun County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.29%
Here64.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents70.4%9.9%5.4%3.9%1.5%
Congregations46.9%14.2%6.6%8.5%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.1%0.8%4.5%
Congregations3.3%1.4%1.9%0.9%12.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Calhoun County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Calhoun County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$39,287$36,2650$0
Other Government Administration 6$12,434$24,8681$348
Judicial and Legal 2$5,429$32,5740$0
Police Protection - Officers 46$152,943$39,8980$0
Police - Other 11$27,177$29,6480$0
Firefighters 1$4,054$48,6485$4,373
Streets and Highways 25$59,278$28,4530$0
Solid Waste Management 12$19,386$19,3860$0
Parks and Recreation 38$117,422$37,08122$13,658
Water Supply 29$84,827$35,1010$0
Local Libraries 6$11,812$23,6241$414
Other and Unallocable 21$53,878$30,7872$2,424
Totals for Government 210$587,927$33,59631$21,217


5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.10%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Talladega County, AL  0.72% ($30,460 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.46% ($30,618)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.25% ($27,030)


5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Talladega County, AL  0.72% ($45,708 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.52% ($29,865)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($31,632)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WHOG (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOBSON CITY, AL; Owner: HOBSON CITY BROADCASTING CO)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDNG (1450 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WDNG, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WANA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: DEWEY D. LANKFORD)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oxford:

  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Oxford:

  • WJXS-CA (Channel 24; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Oxford fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 48
Total length: 373 meters (1,224ft)
Total costs: $159,556,000
Total average daily traffic: 642,395
Total average daily truck traffic: 152,058

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 20
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oxford, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oxford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 90 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oxford, AL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oxford)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 16 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oxford)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED27$140,94724$131,667119$130,7938$27,39313$81,0267$44,504
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$75,1203$116,4579$132,6172$21,1750$01$41,430
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$154,8787$68,14754$126,4868$25,1935$41,4604$40,023
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$119,8853$113,80037$129,6381$65,7001$79,1502$75,260
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$06$149,1300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00 , 0011.00, 0012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$207,7452$216,780
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$176,1952$183,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$159,3901$410,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$57,400

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0010.00 , 0011.00, 0012.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Oxford, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Marriott2
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's2Nike7
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Baymont Inn1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster1Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
Chick-Fil-A2Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
DressBarn1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid2
FedEx5Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In1
Foot Locker1Sears2
GNC1Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Sleep Inn1
Gap1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block1Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's1Starbucks2
Hobby Lobby1Subway2
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile2
Home Depot1T.J.Maxx1
Howard Johnson1Taco Bell1
IHOP1Target1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kincaid1UPS4
Kohl's1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Bryant1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture3Waffle House3
Lowe's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Oxford, AL


Oxford on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Kevin W. Chittenden (2)
  • Jessica Leigh Bain (1)
  • Donald Eugene Griggs, Iii (1)
  • Terry Louis Brown (1)
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  • Charles Eugene Horn, Jr. (1)
  • Donald Wayne Bain (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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